Religion: The Biggest Yet

"The Park is zoned. Each zone has its own name and appropriate Work of Art. Zones of course vary in price, and within the zones the prices vary according to their proximity to the Work of Art . . There is Lovers' Nest, zoned about a very, very beautiful marble replica of Rodin's famous statue, The Kiss. We have double plots there at $750 the pair." —Evelyn Waugh, in The Loved One

Hollywood's cemetery of cemeteries, Forest Lawn, bears more than a casual resemblance to "Whispering Glades" of Waugh's novel. For one thing,...

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